MGM MIRAGE Appoints Dzidra Junior as National Diversity Sales Manager

April 24, 2006

MGM MIRAGE today announced the appointment of Dzidra Junior as the company's National Diversity Sales Manager. She will be responsible for developing and implementing a business strategy to attract diverse markets and consumers to the properties of MGM MIRAGE. The position will report to Chuck Bowling, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing for MGM Grand Resorts and will be based in Las Vegas.

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"MGM MIRAGE strives for its properties to be regarded as the destinations of choice for people of all ethnic backgrounds," said Bowling. "Dzidra's proven success will be valuable in the realization of this goal."

According to Bowling, the position will help build upon a previously successful program at MGM Grand Las Vegas that targeted multicultural and emerging markets. Additionally, the position advances the company's integration of diversity into all aspects of business operations.

Junior joins MGM MIRAGE from Harrah's Entertainment, Inc. where she served in a similar capacity. While at Harrah's, she increased multicultural convention business. Previously, Junior served in a variety of operations and marketing management positions with the Las Vegas Hilton.

A native of Las Vegas, Junior is an active member of several organizations including Meeting Professionals International, National Coalition of Black Meeting Planners, and National Association of Female Executives.


MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM), one of the world's leading and most respected hotel and gaming companies, owns and operates 23 properties located in Nevada, Mississippi and Michigan, and has investments in three other properties in Nevada, New Jersey and Illinois. MGM MIRAGE has also announced plans to develop Project CityCenter, a multi-billion dollar mixed-use urban development project in the heart of Las Vegas, and has a 50 percent interest in MGM Grand Macau, a hotel-casino resort currently under construction in Macau S.A.R. MGM MIRAGE supports responsible gaming and has implemented the American Gaming Association's Code of Conduct for Responsible Gaming at its properties. MGM MIRAGE also has been the recipient of numerous awards and recognitions for its industry-leading Diversity Initiative and its community philanthropy programs. For more information about MGM MIRAGE, please visit the company's website at

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